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A New Normal: Lafayette Ballet Theatre Holds Nutcracker Auditions With Covid-19 Precautions

Lafayette Ballet Theatre Holds Nutcracker Auditions With Covid-19 Precautions

Posted: Sep 2, 2020 3:02 PM

LAFAYETTE—Lafayette Ballet Theatre invites area dancers to audition Saturday, Sept. 12, and Sunday, Sept. 13, for our 20th Anniversary of the holiday classic “The Nutcracker.” Auditions will take place at LBT, 201 Petroleum Drive, Lafayette, 70508.

To qualify, a dancer must be at least 8 years old by Dec. 2020; have completed at least one year of ballet study; and be studying ballet currently in an established dance program. Moving Forward: Due to Covid-19, Audition dates may be extended to accommodate smaller groups. Masks are required. Options for online Zoom auditions may be available. Please email: Shannon@Lafayetteballettheatre.org, or call 337.262-0444.

WHEN: 11:00am, Sat., Sept. 12, Ages 15 to professional. Pointe variations. 1:30pm– Chinese (ballet flats) & Spanish (character shoes) variations only.

WHEN: Sunday, September 13, 2020 for Ages 8 - 14 (NO pointe work)

1:00 – 1:45pm Ages 8 & 9

2:00 – 3:00pm Ages 10 & 11

3:30 – 5:0pm Ages 12 - 14

5:00 – 5:30pm ~ Tumblers only. NO audition fee required.

DRESS: Ballet attire.

Please arrive at least ½ hour prior to audition time. Registration form available on our website www.LafayetteBalletTheatre.org

COST: $35. Required of participants ages 8 to 17 at the time of audition. Checks payable to LBT, cash at audition, or credit card payment online: www.Lafayetteballettheatre.org, select “Theatre Payment”.

Lafayette Ballet Theatre, with Principal guest artists from the Pacific Northwest Ballet, and the entire dance community, presents the full-length Holiday classic, THE NUTCRACKER. Two performances are scheduled: Saturday, December 12, 2020 at 7:00 pm and Sunday, December 13 at 2:00 pm, in the Heymann Performing Arts Center.

Moving Forward: Due to Covid-19, 2020 performances may be live streamed/ virtual. For more information visit our web site at www.lafayetteballettheatre.org.

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